SPECIES

Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Scientific name definitions

Erica H. Dunn, David J. T. Hussell, Josef Kren, and Amelia C. Zoerb
Version: 2.1 — Published October 25, 2022

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© Larry Arbanas, Alaska, United States, 27 Jun 2007
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Galloping stride and wing flicking used in ground foraging.
© Jesús Laborda, Aragón, Spain, 08 Apr 2017
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Jumping to capture prey (seconds 20-30).
© Jesús Laborda, Aragón, Spain, 08 Apr 2017
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Beating prey item.
© Carles Fabregat, Aragón, Spain, 20 May 2011
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Northern Wheatear defecating.
© Jesús Laborda, Aragón, Spain, 24 Jun 2010
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Nesting female showing mild anxiety.
© Shiloh Schulte, Nunavut, Canada, 01 Jul 2014
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Preening.
© Dario Salemi, Puglia, Italy, 16 Mar 2018
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Head-scratching (seconds 5-15).
© Josep del Hoyo, Aragón, Spain, 08 Jul 2013
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High levels of anxiety indicate young are nearby.
© Jeremiusz Trzaska, Scotland, United Kingdom, 11 Jul 2012
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© Shiloh Schulte, Nunavut, Canada, 01 Jul 2014
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Juvenile preening.
© Eric francois Roualet, Oslo, Norway, 15 Jul 2006

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Recommended Citation

Dunn, E. H., D. J. T. Hussell, J. Kren, and A. C. Zoerb (2022). Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), version 2.1. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.norwhe.02.1